Talk to bring to life history of company responsible for many Wisbech landmarks

Nene Quay

Nene Quay - Credit: Archant

The history of an engineering company responsible many of Wisbech’s landmarks will be brought to life at the Tower Ballroom, Wisbech, on Friday.

Guest speaker Ivor Pollington, with the help of Andrew Pallant and William Smith, in ‘The History of W & C French’, will use photographs to explore the legacy left by the company which became Kier Eastern.

The company rebuilt the Nene Quay and built war time airfields, railway bridges and the Freedom Bridge.

The Wisbech Institute event takes place on Friday, February 28. Doors open at 7pm. The talk will be from 7.30-10pm.

There will also be a buffet and a 50-50 draw.

Tickets are £10 and are available from Etcetera at 01945 463440

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